New York Times: COVID-19 Cases in Montgomery County Decrease Slightly, But Are Still Extremely High


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An average of 678 cases per day were reported in Montgomery County, a 55 percent decrease from the average two weeks ago, according to The New York Times data.

The number of COVID-19 cases in Montgomery County has decreased slightly recently, but it still remains extremely high, according to The New York Times.

Last week, there was an average of 678 new daily cases reported in the county, which is a 55 percent decrease compared to the two weeks prior.

Since the start of the pandemic, at least 1 in 6 residents have been infected by COVID-19, totaling 142,373 reported cases.

January remains the month with the highest average cases in Montgomery County, which is still at extremely high risk for unvaccinated people.

The number of people hospitalized with COVID-19 has increased in the last two weeks by 25 percent.

Deaths have also increased, with 85 new fatalities over the same period.

Meanwhile, as of January 27, the number of fully vaccinated people in the county is at 73 percent. This includes 81 percent of fully vaccinated residents aged 12 and up and 93 percent of fully vaccinated people aged 65 and up.

Read more about the COVID-19 situation in Montgomery County at The New York Times.

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